2011 Callouts
1/6/11
Search
Devils Head - missing 23 year old male - was supposed to be in the Devil's Head area - mobile search begun to find vehicle - father called and said son had found his way out - mission response cancelled - 15 members responding along with 2 sheriff's deputies
1/11/11
Search
missing 19 year old - walk off after confronted about his marijuana use - went out in sub zero weather with no shoes - not dressed for weather - found by cell phone contact - 10 members en route along with one DCSAR canine when subject was located- also participating 5 patrol deputies from DCSO
1/22/11
Search
Castle Pines - missing 81 year old Colorado Life Track subject - missing several hours - found using CLT equipment in house next door by DCSAR - no injuries - 15 members and 4 deputies participated along with 2 canines from DCSAR
2/13/11
Rescue
Shelf Road - north of Canon City (Fremont County) - injured climber - took 20 foot fall - DCSAR member on scene - assisted in carry-out to waiting medical helicopter
2/14/11
Search
Castlewood Canyon State Park - missing 17 year old suicidal subject - drank bleach (could see the river from the cave she was in) - 13 members en route or on scene when subject located - transported to local hospital for evaluation
2/16/11
Search
Parker - missing 11 year old male - asthmatic - walk off from home after family problems - found 5 hours later at 7-11 store - corner of Hilltop Rd and Pine Drive (3+ miles from residence) - 24 members responded for mobile, foot and canine searches - also participating Douglas County Sheriff's officers and Parker Police Officers
2/19-20/11
Rescue
Rosalie Peak (13575 foot ) in Park County - injured hiker with a possible pelvic/femur fracture - called by Colorado SAR Board for mutual aid - 1 member participated along with members of {Park County Search and Rescue Team, the Alpine Rescue Team and Summit County Rescue Group
2/20/11
Rescue
Barr Trail (Pikes Peak - El Paso County) - assist El Paso County SAR with carry out of Army Sgt - chest pains - 2 members responded along with 13 members from El Paso County SAR
2/22/11
Search
Trail Blazer Elementary - 11 year old male failed to arrive at school from walk from residence - found during on-call notification - no response
3/8-9/11
Search
Parker - missing 14 year old male - possible runaway - cold weather - 10 members responded to search - foot teams, mobile teams and canine teams deployed - subject found by DCSAR canine team in Bayou Gulch Regional Park
3/9-10/11
Rescue
Woodmoor Mountain - 3 hikers stranded by snow and darkness - hiked from Palmer Lake along with 2 dogs - DCSAR and El Paso County SAR both paged - teams hiked to subject after attempting snowmobile and atv access - snow coverage intermittent - heavy to non-existent - subjects walked out with team to sheriff's office vehicles and the transported out - 16 members of DCSAR, 2 members of El paso County SAR and 3 deputies participated
3/20/11
Rescue
Barr Trail (Pikes Peak - El Paso County) - 5 members responded to assist El Paso County SAR in a carry-out from the Barr Trail
3/20/11
Search
Blodgett Peak (El Paso County) - missing autistic child team from mission prior mission responding when subject found
3/22/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 74 year old female - suffering from dementia - wandered off from home - found during coordinator page - no response
3/24/11
DCIMT
Burning Tree Fire - two members of DCSAR were activated as part of the Douglas County Incident Management Team for the 1700 acre fire north east of Franktown
3/31/11
Search
Parker - missing 2 year old male - staging at the house - found by first DCSO officer to arrive on scene
4/3/11
Rescue
Rescue Barr Trail (El Paso County) - injured hiker - team made it staging and then requested to standby
4/8/11
Search
Search (Keenesburg - Weld County) - missing 19 year old female - missing from Denver - assist to SARDOC and Denver Police Dept - 1 DCSAR canine unit dispatched to search SW of town -
4/10/11
Search
Castlewood Canyon State Park - missing 40 year old male - failed to return to Parking lot from Dam Site - overdue 1 hour - staging at Falls Parking lot - DCSAR ground teams into field - Found okay by DCSAR
4/11/11
Recovery
Chatfield State Park - DCSO requested assistance in removing subject found deceased in the park on the east side - also at the scene - DCSO patrol officers, Investigations, Crime Scene personnel and the DC Coroner's office staff.
4/14/11
Evidence
Speer Blvd and Pennsylvania st (Denver) - missing 19 year old female - missing from Denver - assist to SARDOC and Denver Police Dept - 1 DCSAR canine unit dispatched to search
4/19/11
Search
Rainbow Falls - 2 overdue ATV riders. Members dispatched to scene and other possible routes - Rampart Range and Dakan rd. - Riders were found on Forest Road 348 - one of the missing bikes had mechanical problems on Trail 677 - response cancelled - 15 members responded
4/29/11
Search
missing elderly male - investigations determined this to be old case - investigations will handle - no response
4/29/11
Search
Perry Park - missing 2 year old child - found by first deputies on scene - in the house - 13 responding along with three canines - DCSAR cancelled
5/1/11
Rescue
Castlewood Canyon State Park - injured climber - lower extremity injury - 26 members on scene - subject evacuated by litter to waiting ambulance - transported to hospital
5/05/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 10 year old male failed to arrive at school - subject found on bike path near Red Stone Park - DCSAR cancelled - 9 members en route
5/7/11
Rescue
Dakan Rd - 3 miles above Hidden Valley Rd - ATV accident - evacuated by Jackson 105 and Castle Rock Fire - 2 members on scene when cancelled
5/9/11
Search
Saguache County - search for missing male from Georgia - some bones located - SARDOC requested DCSAR canine to go to scene - subject found deceased
5/16/11
Rescue
Tomahawk Trail and Rim Road - 48 year old male collapsed after riding trails - CPR in progress - DCSAR dispatched - 11 members en route or on scene when cancelled - subject on Rim rd - no additional assistance needed
5/22/11
Search
Forest Rd 348 - DCSAR requested to help look for 2 overdue ATV riders - dispatch says G.P.S. puts them on FR 348 near Rampart - 11 members en route, when subject found by DCSO officer - response cancelled
5/27-30/11
Standby
Holiday Weekend Standby - mile marker 4.2 Rampart Range Rd
5/29/11
Standby
medical call - Rim Rd - 2 injured subjects
5/27/11
Search
mm 4.2 on Rampart Range Rd - missing 6 year old - found 1 miles from campsite 3 members on scene
5/31/11
Search
Arvada, Colorado - missing 10 year old with autism - sheriffs office got a teletype from Arvada P.D. requesting assistance or a possible CLT mission - mission from previous day - 5 members participated - no signal noted in Douglas County - DCSAR cancelled
6/1/11
Search
Parker - missing child - age 3 - child found in basement during coordinator notification
6/2/11
Search
Parker area - missing suicidal party - cancelled en route when subject found
6/2/11
Search
missing suicidal female (missing for 10 days) - Plum Valley - 12 members responded - searches began at the house and worked their way into parks and open space land - subject found deceased by DCSAR field team - turned over to DCSO Investigations
6/5/11
Search
Forest Road 348 - Subject called DCSO to report she was lost - woke up in strange campsite - coordinates from cell phone put her between parking lot at Rainbow Falls and Forest Rd 350 - located by S/O deputies from Teller County on Forest Rd 348 - no call-out?
6/5/11
Standby
Emergency Service Standby - Poker Run - Rampart Range mile marker 4.2
6/6/11
Search
missing 11 year old child - child walks in his sleep - mom heard door open and close and child was gone when she got to door - found during coordinator call-out
6/11/11
Forest
DCSAR asked to help shuttle fire fighters via ATV on Sugar Creek Rd - forest fire - team released from scene after that
6/12/11
Rescue
Trail 650 - 2 miles north of Forest Rd 348 - 11 members responding when subjects evacuated by trail riders in the area - 3 subjects
6/12/11
Rescue
Park County - Forest Rd 211 and trail 540 - report of stranded climber - originally called by Teller County to assist Divide Rock Rescue - unable to access through West Creek - team members scrambled to help Park County from their side - no subject found at area upon arrival -14 members responded including 11 who made it to the scene
6/12/11
Search
Mile Marker 1 on Rampart Range Rd - 2 missing atv riders - found by sheriffs deputies while SAR personnel en route - several responded from prior mission.
6/13/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 7 year old male - found at neighbors house while SAR moving through neighborhood
6/18/11
Standby
Emergency Service Standby - Horse Mettle - Roxborough to Indian Creek- medical call - bike accident- horse back accident - Indian Creek
6/19/11
Rescue
Rampart Range mm 18 or mile marker 1 - injured 54 year old on ATV
6/20/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 2 year old child - found during coordinator notification - no response
6/21/11
1511
2 missing children - ages 5 and 8 - found during coordinator call-out - no response
6/21/11
Rescue
Rampart Range - injured forest service employee - DCSAR cancelled during notification - subject close to road - USFS personnel to handle - no response
6/22/11
Search
Clear Creek County - assist to Alpine Rescue - cancelled during coordinator notification
6/23/11
Search
Franktown - missing 2 year old male - wandered off from residence - found during coordinator notification
6/25/11
Rescue
Castlewood Canyon State Park - fallen hiker - 16 year old male - fell 20-30 feet - assist to Franktown Fire - evacuated subject down Scotty's Trail to waiting ambulance - transported to helicopter and flown to hospital
6/29/11
Rescue
Goose Creek - Jefferson County - individual set off a Spot Beacon - located successfully - technical problems - no other action needed - 22 members responded
6/29-7/2/11
Search
Missouri Mountain (14,067 foot mountain) - Chaffee County - missing 53 year old male and his 20 year old daughter - went to hike Missouri Mtn on June 22 - reported missing 6/28/11 - initially a dog team was sent and then other searchers and overhead team members followed - over 150 searchers participated from; Chaffee County Sheriff's Office, Chaffee County SAR - north and south, and the Buena Vista Corrections Complex - Escape Team, Alpine Rescue Team, Arapahoe Rescue Patrol, Colorado Search and Rescue Board, Douglas County SAR, El Paso County Search and Rescue Team, Flight for Life Helicopter, Front Range Rescue Dogs, High Altitude Aviation unit from the Army National Guard (3 different copters), Jackson County Search and Rescue Team, Lake County SAR, Larimer County SAR, Park County Search and Rescue Team, Search and Rescue Dogs of Colorado, Summit County Rescue Group, Vail Mountain Rescue Team, and Western State College Mountain Rescue Team. Both parties found deceased on July 2 by helicopter crew from HAATS. Teams assisted sheriff's office and county coroner to evacuate the two parties.
7/4/11
Search
missing child - cancelled during coordinator notification
7/7/11
Evidence
Highlands Heritage Park - assist DCSO look for a possible deceased person in creek surrounding the park - nothing found - 8 members participated
7/9/11
Search
Palmer Lake - missing 60 year old hiker - assist to El Paso County SAR - Staging at Palmer Ridge High School - reported missing 7/8/11 - 3 dog teams responded - subject found code 1 minus his dog, who wandered off earlier the prior day
7/10/11
Search
Carbon County, Wyoming - missing 34 year old male - DCSAR canine team responded with Search and Rescue Dogs of Colorado - DCSAR member returned on 7/11/11 - subject found 7/12/11 - deceased - up river from a "favorite fishing place"
7/14/11
Search
Teller County - male left camp after "slicing his wrists" - canine assistance requested through SARDOC - 1 canine team dispatched
7/17/11
Rescue
Injured Bike rider
7/17/11
Search
Indian Creek - 2 overdue Bike riders - left Indian Creek - had been riding for 1 hour - lost - located by DCSAR teams on the Ring Tail Trail - dual response mode by DCSAR teams with teams inserted from Roxborough Park and Indian Creek
7/17/11
Search
Palmer Lake (Douglas County) - called by El Paso County SAR to assist in looking for two missing parties above Palmer Lake - EPCSAR decided it was creeping into Douglas County and requested assistance
7/24/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing suicidal female - left home after taking pills - 22 members responded - subject found after reverse 911 went thru the neighborhood - 9 teams in field along with two canines
7/31/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 11 year old male - ADHD - walked off from home - staging at Bear Canyon Elementary - found at local school by DCSAR member - returned to home - 26 members on scene or en route at time of find
8/02/11
Weather
Douglas County - alerted by DC OEM - large amount of rain falling - request DCSAR be on standby
8/6/11
Search
Hill Creek - County Road 10 (Rio Blanco County) - missing 16 year old male - missing from Scout Camp - request for DCSAR canine handler through Search and Rescue Dogs of Colorado - 1 handler responded - subject walked out and hitchhiked to different location
8/6/11
Rescue
Osprey Campground - S. Platte River - missing inter-tuber - R/P calling from Sprucewood - team response to Osprey Campground - subject found at residence in Denver - self rescued and hitchhiked home
8/7/11
Search
Boulder County - missing 65 year old male - staging at base 0600 - cancelled prior tp team leaving area
8/13-14/11
Search
Bison Peak (alt 12431 feet) in Lost Park Wilderness (Park County) - missing 44 year old male from Englewood, Colorado - last heard of (from top of peak) - 7/25/11 - friends found vehicle and reported him missing to Park County on 8/11/11 - Searchers spent several days searching with no avail - 13 DCSAR members participated - also participating - Park County SAR, Park County S/O, Alpine Rescue Team, Arapahoe Rescue Patrol, Civil Air Patrol, Colorado Search and Rescue Board, El Paso County SAR, Rocky Mountain Trackers, SARDOC, Summit County Rescue Group, and the Teller County Rescue Team. Over 80 different searchers participated. The mission was suspended on 8/15/11 after four days of searching.
8/13/11
Search
mile marker 5 on Rampart Range Rd - missing motorcycle - missing three hours on call-out - subject returned to his camp after having mechanical problems
8/19-21/11
Recovery
Challenger point on Kit Carson Peak (Saguache County) - subject fell while descending - combined teams from Saguache County, Alpine Rescue Team, DCSAR, El Paso SAR, Rocky Mountain Rescue and Western State College Mountain Rescue Team all responded for 2 day search/recovery - A CSRB state call was initiated for search which then turned to a recovery
8/19/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - 2 missing children ages 7 & 8 - found at home during coordinator call pick-up
8/20-21/11
Emergency Services Standby
Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent (El Paso County) - 3 members went to assist El Paso County Search and Rescue Group
8/21/11
Recovery
Bison Peak in Park County - subject from 8/13/11 located by Park County SAR member hiking in area - DCSAR team to help with recovery- 1 DCSAR member injured - also participating - Park County SAR, Park County Coroner, Arapahoe Rescue Patrol, DCSAR, Douglas County Open Space Horse Team, and the Summit County Rescue Group - the mission was not successful in recovering the subject
8/21/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 11 year old CLT client - found at Red stone Park by Sheriffs deputies while DCSAR en route - 4 members en route
8/24/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 5 year old male - cancelled during coordinator pick-up
8/25/11
Search
Douglas County High School (south building) - school resource officers requested assistance for missing endangered 14 year old male - missing since 8/23/11 - base moved to Founders Village when subject spotted in neighborhood - 8 members responded along with 4 canines - subject found by law enforcement officers in the neighborhood - SAR stood down at base
8/26/11
Search
Sprucewood (Highway 67) overdue rider - Trails 673 and 674 - subject came out on his own as deputy arrived - SAR response cancelled
8/28/11
Search
East of Greenland and I-25 - missing 22 month old child - subject found during SAR response - 8 members responding - 15 more ready to go from team training
8/29/11
Search-
missing 3 year old male - found during coordinator pick-up - no response
8/30/11
Search
Roxborough Park Intermediate School - missing 10 year old male - failed to return after school - found during DCSAR response
9/2/11
Search
Highlands Ranch- missing child - found during coordinator pick-up
9/3/11
Rescue
mm 7 - Rampart Range - Power Line trail (trail 690) - subject exhausted - unable to get out of field - friends left him there and went for help - DCSAR located subject and evacuated him to medical crews, who then treated and released the subject - 14 members participated
9/5/11
Rescue
DCSO requested help in rescuing two emaciated dogs on the Skeleton Trail (#770) - up from trail 649 and 650 in the Pike National Forest - 12 members responded to assist - dogs were turned over to DC Animal Control after they were evacuated by an ATV team from DCSAR
9/11/11
Standby
Emergency Service Standby - Poker Run - 325 riders - Flat Rocks Campground and Rampart Range - 5 members and staff from DCSAR training at Cabin Ridge manned event - 3 medical responses during event - no transports necessary
9/12/11
Search
Glendale Open Space - distraught 17 year old female left vehicle and ran off - subject found by DCSAR team on trail - returned to her family - 12 members on scene and 4 more en route
9/15/11
Search
Chaparelle High School - missing 5 year old male - found during coordinator call in - no response
9/24/11
Search
Dakan Rd - 2 overdue motorcyclist - Verizon Cell phone references - point to National Forest - Command set up at FR 348 and Rampart Range Rd mobile searches throughout the night for parties vehicle - base moved to Hidden Valley and Jackson Creek Rd after vehicle found - 0630 hours - 19 members participated thru 2 operational periods - subjects found as they were returning - 'lost during nighttime'
9/24/11
Rescue
Trail 677 A - Sugar Creek - injured Motorcyclist - hit tree - neck and wrist injuries - ATV search and rescue - transported by atv trailer to LZ where subject was airlifted to Swedish Hospital via Air Life - also participating - West Douglas Fire, South Metro Fire, Action Care Ambulance and DCSO - 12 members from DCSAR participated in rescue
9/27/11
Search
Rainbow Falls - 2 overdue motorcyclists - team en route when parties returned home - 12 members en route when subjects found -
9/30/11
Search
South Street Elementary - Castle Rock - missing 11 year old - found during response
10/01-03/11
Search
Long Lake Trail head - Brainard Lake area (Boulder County) missing 72 year old male - 5 members responded 10/2 and 2 members on 10/3 for a total of 7 participants - mission suspended, also participating Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, Boulder County Sheriffs office, Alpine Rescue Team, Larimer County Search and Rescue Team and Search and Rescue Dogs of Colorado
10/14/11
Search
Lair of the Bear Open Space - Colorado Highway 74 above Idledale, Co (Jefferson County) - requested through Colorado SAR Board - missing 74 year old male went out for a hike (10/13/11) and did not return - DCSAR sent three people on 10/14/11 - subject found late in the afternoon - victim of an apparent fall - Alpine Rescue Team did evacuation - also participating - Alpine Rescue Team, Arapahoe Rescue Patrol, El Paso County Search and Rescue Group, Front Range Rescue Dogs, Larimer County Search and Rescue team, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, and Search and Rescue Dogs of Colorado.
10/15/11
Search
Rainbow Falls - missing intoxicated 14 year old female - left camp - others unable to locate her - subject located as DCSAR was being paged - no response
10/16/11
Search
Monarch and Serena - Castle pines North - 2 year old found wandering around - DCSAR and Reverse 911 to locate responsible parties - they showed up - cancelled response
10/16/11
Rescue
Trail 649 and Trail 650 - paged to assist in injured 34 year old motorcycle rider who injured himself in a fall on the motorcycle trail - subject was packaged and evacuated to waiting ambulance for transport - also participating Jackson 105 Fire Department and Castle Rock Fire/Rescue - 10 members involved from DCSAR
10/23-24-11
Evidence
Highlands Heritage Park - request from DCSO Investigations to help look for items from a possible crime - searched two evenings - multiple items found - turned over to investigations - 22 members participated in the two evening searches
10/27/11
Search
Rock Canyon High School - missing 16 year old endangered youth - found during coordinator standby pages at house down the street
10/28-30/11
Search
Grand Mesa (Hotchkiss - Delta County) - missing 73 year old hunter - canine request from Search and Rescue Dogs of Colorado - two members and a canine responded - search ended with no results-
10/31/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - missing 13 year old with mental capacity of 8 year old - subject found by sheriff's office prior to SAR arrival
10/31/11
Search
Gateway Open Space (originally dispatch as Hidden Mesa Open Space) - 2 missing hikers - found by attraction used by S/O deputies - lights and sirens - came out on their own
10/31/11
Search
missing trick or treater (5 years old) - Wildcat area - cancelled en route from other mission when child was found
11/8/11
Rescue
Rampart Range & Forest Rd 348 - stranded motorists in the snow - jeep stuck somewhere in area - call through parent in New Mexico to El Paso County to El Paso County SAR to us - good Samaritan pulled out - response cancelled
11/12/11
Emergency Services Standby
Highlands Ranch half marathon - Paint Brush Park - medical call at the finish line - cardiac arrest - members performed CPR until Fire Department arrived - 18 year old male successfully resuscitated and transported to hospital
11/25/11
Search
Rampart Range - Subject wrecked bike on Rampart Range and had been walking for 12 hours - 23 miles from Sedalia - 55 year old male - located by sheriffs deputy at mm 10 - turned over to DCSAR unit at mm 9 - transported to Rampart and Colorado Highway 67 for medical evaluation - deputy transported to home in Larkspur - 7 members from DCSAR involved
12/3/11
Search
Larkspur - missing adult male - left home - has not returned - S/O tracked subject down Spruce Mtn rd and then lost tracks - subject returned - DCSAR cancelled - 9 members en route
12/07/11
Search
San Juan County - downed aircraft - CSRB calling for Canine handlers - 1 DCSAR team preparing to leave - cancelled as preparing to leave for mission base
12/09/11
Search
Highlands ranch - missing 16 year old female - missing 2.5 hours
12/09/11
Search
Greenland Open Space - missing 34 year old hunter - overdue 2 hours - family concerned - subject found by helicopter operated by sheriff's department reserve officer - 14 members on scene or en route - subject had shot elk and was trying to get it out
12/09/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - Heritage Elementary - missing 8 year old female - confusion between parents for picking up after school - 7 members en route
12/14/11
Search
Highlands Ranch - DCSO Investigations asking for help in 3 day old missing persons case - while on-call talking with investigations subject called in from Tempe, Arizona
12/19/11
Search
Foothills Park (Highlands Ranch) - missing 10 year old - went out to skate board with friends - did not return - 2 hours - subject found by law enforcement - dcsar cancelled - 9 members responding
12/20/11
Search
Town of Castle Pines - missing 5 year old male - found by family members as page going out - no response
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